Drupada mwd) drupada n. a wooden pillar , a post (to which captives are tied) , any pillar or column m. N. of a king of the Pan5ca1las (son of Prishata and father of Dhrisha-dyumna , of Sikhandini or Sikhandini , and of Krishna , the wife of the Pandu princes , hence called Draupadi f. (with or scil. {sAvitrorRc}) N. of a sacred formula {-putra} m. patr. of Dhrishta-dyumna {-dAtmajA} f. patr. of Krishna or Draupadi (cf. above) , who is sometimes identified with Uma SkandaP. -dAditya} m. a form of the Sun ib.

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